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Pineal cyst

Case contributed by Dr Frank Gaillard


Headaches for assessment.

Patient Data:

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Cystic lesion in the pineal region demonstrates no nodular enhancement. It mildly compresses the superior colliculus without hydrocephalus. 

Case Discussion:

Incidental pineal cysts are common, and should only be followed up if large or atypical. 

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